Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) provides financial support to students with on-going health conditions, mental health conditions and SpLD’ s to help meet the additional costs that may be incurred when utilising support from the institution.
The amount awarded to individual students depends on the type of support that the student has been identified as a necessary adjustment outlined in their Access Report.
The DSA may be used for:
Early application is essential to ensure that students support is in place at the beginning of their course and continued throughout the academic year.
Our aim as a department is to provide help and assistance to students with disabilities when it is required. Support is provided through many different forms, a few examples of the support we offer include advice, extra time in exams or Non-Medical Helper (NMH) support. Examples of Non-Medical Helper Support can be found at the bottom of the page.
If you are still unsure on the process of how to apply for Disabled Students Allowance (DSA), please contact us by telephone on 01902 321074 or by email email@example.com where we will be able to provide you with assistance. If you would prefer to speak to someone face to face about applying for DSA, we are located within the Alan Turing (MI001) Building at the City campus, the full address can be found below:
Student Support & Wellbeing
University of Wolverhampton
Alan Turing (MI) Building
It is important to remember the following points when applying for DSA:
Non-Medical Helper Support
|Band||Band Descriptors||Activity Role|
|3||Specialist Enabling Support||
|4||Specialist Access and Learning Support||